Multimedia Design Specialist, Video Production

Location US-MD-Columbia
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(1/30/2024 4:45 PM)
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NFP UL Research Institutes

At UL, we know why we come to work.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Multimedia Design Specialist, Video Production at UL Research Institutes (UL), based in our Columbia, MD office. The Multimedia Design Specialist is responsible for creating, managing, and optimizing multimedia content for various platforms. The Multimedia Specialist has a deeper level of expertise in video and other multimedia production and is expected to contribute to more complex projects. 


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At UL Research Institutes (UL), we wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!


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UL’s Fire Safety Research Institute (FSRI) advances fire safety knowledge to address the world’s unresolved fire safety risks and emerging dangers. As part of UL Research Institutes, we are committed to sharing our fire safety insights with everyone to advance UL’s public safety mission of providing safe living and working environments for people everywhere. Through advanced fire science, rigorous research, extensive outreach and education in collaboration with our international network of partners, we impart stakeholders with the information, tools and resources that enable them to make better, more fire-safe decisions that ultimately save lives and property. To learn more, visit

What you’ll learn & achieve:

As the Multimedia Design Specialist, Video Production you will play a key role in the rapid growth of UL as you:

  • Plan, create, produce, direct and edit multimedia content, including videos, animations, images, and interactive media.
  • Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in video production including camera operation, lighting, audio, and other equipment.
  • Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in multimedia software and equipment, such as Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Contribute to the development of creative concepts and strategies for multimedia projects.
  • Independently execute multiple multimedia projects, ensuring they are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Ensure that multimedia content meets high-quality standards and aligns with the organization's brand guidelines.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including graphic designers, video producers, and content creators, to achieve project goals.
  • Implement multimedia content strategies, including optimizing content for various platforms and managing content schedules.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

What makes you a great fit:

While no one candidate will embody every quality, the successful candidate will bring many of the following professional competencies and personal attributes:

  • Strong creative skills to develop engaging multimedia content and concepts.
  • Strong knowledge of multimedia software and equipment, including audio and video equipment, video editing, graphic design, and 3D modeling tools.
  • Ability to support multiple projects independently, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to switch between camera operations, producing, directing, script writing, audio engineering, video editing, planning production, and equipment maintenance.
  • Ability to lead or mentor junior team members on multimedia projects.
  • An eye for detail and a commitment to maintaining high-quality multimedia content.
  • Strong storytelling capabilities, with a keen eye for detail and composition.
  •  Effective communication skills to collaborate with team members and stakeholders.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new multimedia technologies and trends.
  • Strong problem-solving skills to address technical and creative challenges.

 Professional education and experience requirements for the role include:

  • A bachelor's degree in multimedia, digital media, graphic design, or a similar discipline.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in multimedia production or a related role.
  • Experience in multimedia software and tools, with a strong portfolio showcasing diverse video projects that demonstrate proficiency in filming, lighting, editing, and animation.

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 128 years and is deeply ingrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards: All employees at UL Research Institutes and UL Standards & Engagement are eligible for bonus compensation. We offer comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans. a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

Learn More:

UL Research Institutes are nonprofit organizations dedicated to advancing safety science research through the discovery and application of scientific knowledge. We conduct rigorous independent research and analyze safety data, convene experts worldwide to address risks, share knowledge through safety education and public outreach initiatives, and develop standards to guide safe commercialization of evolving technologies. We foster communities of safety, from grassroots initiatives for neighborhoods to summits of world leaders. Our organization employs collaborative and scientific approaches with partners and stakeholders to drive innovation and progress toward improving safety, security, and sustainability, ultimately enhancing societal well-being.

Our wholly owned subsidiary, UL Solutions, advances our shared public safety mission. We fund our work through grants, the licensing of standards documents and the business activities of UL Solutions, which conducts testing, verification and certification, and provides training and advisory services, along with data-driven reporting and decision-making tools for customers around the world.

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